VP Lead Data Engineer

Job Location US-SD-Sioux Falls
Full Time


Act as the business lead to integrate raw data sets of customer/client and transaction data into key data and reports across all business lines.  Independently maps and translates data to create structure in data utilized for enhancing functionality in reporting and user tools. 


Create efficiencies across the organization utilizing data to accomplish greater compliance and efficiencies in processes across the organization.  Establish various oversight processes utilizing technology.


Essential Functions

  1. Manages various teams with responsibility to review, map, or draw conclusions from review of data provided to the bank from numerous third parties.
  2. Establishes raw data requirements necessary to operate the bank’s programs compliantly and efficiently. Interprets compliance regulations for systems and processes to ensure that fraud, risk, operational and compliance controls are in place, reports can be generated, and systems are in accordance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations for the products and industry.  Provides guidance to map and document data, i.e., new and existing transaction codes, so system generated data can be categorized for use in research and reporting. Reviews, audits and revises the functional specifications documents related to field mapping.  Ensures that data is accurately mapped to processor fields, identify and correct errors as needed. Disseminate the information to the appropriate teams. 
  3. Writes and tests procedures for new systems, systems elevations and system changes.  Drafts new rules, queries, and associated process and procedural changes necessitated by new or existing automation and applications. Communicate new procedures to affected internal parties.
  4. Leads data and data sets used during system builds, elevations, modifications, and mapping. Creates business requirements and work closely with others to justify project proposals. Tests system process modifications and new processes to ensure data entry, maintenance and reporting processes work smoothly and efficiently. Ensures the quality of the workflow design through the testing and feedback process. Implements execute process improvements and enhancements for service delivery. 
  5. Reviews, audits, and revises functional specification documents related to the field mapping within the Actimize or other system(s). Ensures data is mapped to the processor fields, identify and correct errors.
  6. Creates business unit documentation, including a program parameterization tool so the operations team has a map of the program parameters related to each processor program ID which can be used to identify metrics such as violation of spend in accordance with cardholder agreements and forecast anticipated activity for each program.
  7. Analyzes, assimilates and integrates multi-technology data systems by building a unified back-end platform and a web enabled front-end as well as build data expertise and own data quality for various data flows.
  8. Defines common analytics frameworks and tools that can be leveraged across the organization and drive innovation and experimentation in the data organization.
  9. Transforms data insights into actionable reports, targeting algorithms, and model features and conceptualize coding, deploying, and iterating on predictive analytic solution designs from prototypes to production systems.
  10. Identifies practical approach to test and learns key hypotheses to extend analytic insight.
  11. Establishes criteria for and execute on the creation of alerts and reports for various business units with an emphasis on assistance to Compliance and to the Fraud and AML Monitoring teams.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Seven years’ experience with integrating data sets for businesses.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s degree.
  • Strong working knowledge of credit or debit card issuing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Team player able to work effectively in a team fostered, multi-tasking environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SAS, SQL,
  • Position is required to travel 5% percent.

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The Bancorp Bank, N.A. is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected category with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.


Employment with The Bancorp Bank, N.A. includes successfully passing a background check including credit, criminal, education, employment, OFAC, and social media background history.


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